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Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama’s health-care overhaul
Washington Post ^ | 11/14/11 | Robert Barnes

Posted on 11/14/2011 7:20:33 AM PST by markomalley

The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a challenge to the health-care overhaul act passed in 2010, with a decision on President Obama’s most controversial domestic achievement likely to come in the summer of his reelection campaign.

Opponents have called the massive new law, with its central mandate that almost all Americans have health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty, an unprecedented expansion of the national government.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; healthcare; obama; obamacare; scotus; socialisthealthcare

1 posted on 11/14/2011 7:20:36 AM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...

High stakes case..... this one is definitely going to get some angry.


2 posted on 11/14/2011 7:26:13 AM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: markomalley

Well, here we are. At a minimum, we should get a better idea of just how statist the members of the court are.


3 posted on 11/14/2011 7:26:49 AM PST by Pecos (O.K., joke's over. Time to bring back the Constitution.)
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To: markomalley

Now we find out if we still have a SCOTUS that runs on the law, rather than serving as a political activism center....


4 posted on 11/14/2011 7:27:09 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: markomalley
a scary situation.

especially when you have a floating jurist.

I guess we will have to wait and see and hope that Roberts can positively influence Anthony Kennedy

5 posted on 11/14/2011 7:28:28 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: sickoflibs

Too bad the case will get delayed until after the election.... I hope not, but I’m low on Hope. it’s like a “Hope” vampire is sucking on the lifeblood of this country.


6 posted on 11/14/2011 7:29:14 AM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: Pecos
At a minimum, we should get a better idea of just how statist the members of the court are.

I think we mostly know this already. I think the decision will tell us what side of the bed Justice Kennedy got up on that day.

7 posted on 11/14/2011 7:29:32 AM PST by rhombus
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To: markomalley

According to Judge Napolitano on Fox Business just now, the SCOTUS DID NOT AGREE TO HEAR THE OBAMACARE CASE! But rather it has agreed to hear whether or not those bringing the case “HAVE THE STANDING TO DO SO!”
Personally, I think we need to impeach all of these a$$holes! The country is burning and they continue to fiddle! They are a total disgrace to this nation, every last one of them. They all need to be replaced.


8 posted on 11/14/2011 7:32:10 AM PST by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: King Moonracer
RE :"Too bad the case will get delayed until after the election.... I hope not,"

It doesnt say that, but I wouldnt be surprised.

9 posted on 11/14/2011 7:34:42 AM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: King Moonracer

no delay, arguments in March, decision this summer


10 posted on 11/14/2011 7:35:01 AM PST by cajungirl
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To: King Moonracer

Supreme Court will hear health care case this term


11 posted on 11/14/2011 7:35:23 AM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: markomalley



OBAMACARE ON THE DOCKET


12 posted on 11/14/2011 7:36:15 AM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: markomalley
I wonder if "The O's" telling the court not to review the AZ immigration law had anything to do with them agreeing to review the HC law?


13 posted on 11/14/2011 7:37:20 AM PST by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; one box left.)
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To: vette6387

[ The country is burning and they continue to fiddle! They are a total disgrace to this nation, every last one of them. They all need to be replaced. ]

They are appointed for LIFE......
Are you a democrat?..


14 posted on 11/14/2011 7:37:56 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: JoanneSD
I am thinking maybe it will be up held.. after all we are all paying into medicare premiums when we work, which is another government run health care program for certain groups of people mainly senior citizens and ppl on SS disability.. you have no choice but to pay into this scheme and cannot even use it till u reach 65 or become disabled..and also u get penalized by a percentage if u do not sign up for it when u first become eligible and each year you turn it down, your premiums that you have no control over comes directly from your social security check, will raise...so I am wondering if this medical scheme will come into discussion
15 posted on 11/14/2011 7:39:25 AM PST by JoanneSD (TEA PARTY VERSES TEE TIME)
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To: sickoflibs

My bet is the SC will rule it’s constitutional. This all goes a lot deeper than the idiot obama. It’s whoever is pulling his strings. They want a dictatorship style of government. And if anyone thinks the SC members can’t be intimidated.....


16 posted on 11/14/2011 7:39:28 AM PST by Terry Mross (We need an opposition party. I will only vote for a second party.)
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To: onyx

What time will Kagan announce her recusal?


17 posted on 11/14/2011 7:40:15 AM PST by Dansong
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To: markomalley

Has Kagan recused herself? She must. She cannot an impartial jurist in on a law she help write.


18 posted on 11/14/2011 7:40:19 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: markomalley

Does Kagan recuse herself?


19 posted on 11/14/2011 7:41:16 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: markomalley
Here's where your 'Constitutional crisis' could be coming. If the SCOTUS rules against Obamacare, our man-child in chief is just petulant enough to try to skirt the decision and ram it down our throats, anyway. He answers to no one but his puppet-masters.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

20 posted on 11/14/2011 7:41:17 AM PST by Viking2002 (Hippies smell.)
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To: markomalley

they’ll find part of it Constitutional and part of it not as to throw a bone to pubbies and rats so both sides can
scurry back to their constituents to claim victory.


21 posted on 11/14/2011 7:43:25 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB (See ya later, debt inflator ! Gone in 4 (2012))
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To: markomalley

“an unprecedented expansion of the national government”

Eh, it’s probably been done before, in some form. Our government has done everything you can imagine and then some. If so, it was unconstitutional then, too, is all.


22 posted on 11/14/2011 7:44:12 AM PST by Tublecane
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To: markomalley
I would have thought such a high profile and far reaching piece of legislation would have received expedited handling. Is an injunction in order to halt the implementation of the law??
23 posted on 11/14/2011 7:46:50 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: markomalley
From Phillip Klein in the DC Examiner:

This is great news for opponents of Obamacare, because the case, which comes out of the 11th Circuit of Appeals, is the best briefed and best argued of all of the various legal challenges to the health care law. It's the case that opponents of the law won at both the district court and appellate level.

24 posted on 11/14/2011 7:56:29 AM PST by TonyInOhio ( Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life)
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To: Dansong
What time will Kagan announce her recusal?

Kagan and Sotomayor.

25 posted on 11/14/2011 8:01:03 AM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: sickoflibs

Looks like they will slide it in before anyone realizes Kagan should recuse herself

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/11/doj_refuses_to_release_kagan_obamacare_documents.html

BOTTOM LINE: STATES RIGHTS SHOULD RULE NO MATTER WHAT.


26 posted on 11/14/2011 8:02:23 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: markomalley

5.5 oral arguments in March...

Still too long to wait this country is in peril.Talk to mortgage companies taking calls from people losing they’re jobs.As well as grocery prices are so high and costs rising...Obama left the upper middle class poor and to survive on they’re own while he vacays in Hawaii.Small businesses shutting down....no one can afford health care...

FUBO!


27 posted on 11/14/2011 8:07:00 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dansong

Right....

Holder sure tried to cover for her: “She was out of the room when we talked about those things.”

RLY? Way back then you knew she would be on SCOTUS?


28 posted on 11/14/2011 8:10:01 AM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: vette6387

Replaced by whom? OWS people? Read up on the French revolution ....they acted on your impulse


29 posted on 11/14/2011 8:10:17 AM PST by woofie (It takes three villages and a forest of woodland creatures to raise a child in Obamaville)
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To: markomalley

We have been waiting for this for a long time.


30 posted on 11/14/2011 8:11:22 AM PST by BAW (No Romney.)
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To: markomalley
Does anyone have a set of red hot pokers? I have a use for them!

These spoiled job-for-life babies will, according to The Washington Times, START to hear arguments in March 2012 and hand down a decision in June. In the meantime, the mills grind slowly forward, money is spent, decisions are made and lives change while scotus members smoke their cigars, drink their wine and eat their expensive meals, create and read reams of paper and take their leisure. Pass the Pokers Please.

31 posted on 11/14/2011 8:11:38 AM PST by I am Richard Brandon
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To: markomalley

Hmm, Sounds like Anthony Kennedy wanted people to start kissing his butt again. How nice...The John McCain equivalent on the SCOTUS.


32 posted on 11/14/2011 8:17:00 AM PST by parksstp (Articulate Conservatives look for Converts. RINO's look for Democrat Heretics.)
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33 posted on 11/14/2011 8:19:10 AM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: I am Richard Brandon

My thoughts exactly...5.5 hours of oral arguments in March while the country goes to hell in an Obama MSM hand cart.

It is so pathetic and sad many do not have a job and have to call they’re mortgage companies and tell them they can barely afford to eat much less pay the mortgage.Have you seen the price of meat in grocery stores?And the stores are all decorated for Christmas while Sears offers layaway.What part of people will be happy to eat a ham on Christmas day and don’t have the 1000’s of dollars to put a bunch of gifts under a tree in fakeness while Obama vacays in Hawaii don’t they get?


34 posted on 11/14/2011 8:23:46 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!; andy58-in-nh; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; ...
RE :”BOTTOM LINE: STATES RIGHTS SHOULD RULE NO MATTER WHAT.

That reminds me of a complaint I made many times over house Republicans. They passed a bill with a full repeal of O-care that naturally died, then they just gave up. They should have passed a bill that allows states to completely opt-out as if it had never been passed, rather than depending on hopeless efforts to repeal it for ALL states. That would be harder for Democrats to oppose politically than a full repeal.

If states could opt out, it would be more interesting.

But congressional Republicans dont seem to understand how to fight, and probably dont support states rights anyway.

35 posted on 11/14/2011 10:04:09 AM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: markomalley

I am on edge....anxious for the ruling but worried


36 posted on 11/14/2011 10:13:31 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: sickoflibs
I've said it before and I'll say it again. America doesn't need a "third party" - it needs a second one.

What we have right now is a collection of tongue-tied, weak-kneed, invertebrate castrati who react to principles like Count Dracula responded to daylight.

37 posted on 11/14/2011 10:24:21 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: onyx
I have been asking this very question since I heard Holder testify.

Again how did they know that Kagen needed to be removed from discussions of Obamacare before she became a USSC Justice?

Check out this video of Sen. Lee (R-Utah) asking Holder a question about Obamacare. His question begins at 111:00 into the video.

"Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice" 11-08-2011

38 posted on 11/14/2011 11:11:04 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Vaquero

If the government can force you to buy things, what’s left of Freedom?


39 posted on 11/14/2011 12:33:10 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Gore Lauds Romney on Climate Position; 0bamaCare was based on RomneyCare.)
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To: sickoflibs
"...this one is definitely going to get some angry."
Can't argue with that.
40 posted on 11/14/2011 1:36:56 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: Marine_Uncle

I just dont know which side. I try not to bias by guesses with my own wants, or against them.


41 posted on 11/14/2011 1:39:30 PM PST by sickoflibs (Cain :"My parents didn't raise me to beg the government for other peoples money")
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To: Uncle Miltie
If the government can force you to buy things, what’s left of Freedom?

no argument from me Unk.(I assume you meant that rhetorically)

42 posted on 11/14/2011 1:42:45 PM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: sickoflibs

I’m not second guessing what will happen at this point.


43 posted on 11/14/2011 2:27:25 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: Viking2002

Good point


44 posted on 11/15/2011 4:56:42 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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